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Travel Blogs from La Romana
... such shirts and shorts from Dave’s closet. He was elated to have new clothes that he also asked for Dave’s flip flops. Dave would have given it to him if it had not been the only pair he had and wore it practically daily. Our friends from Rafiki provided him with clothes and a flashlight.
If any cruisers are heading to Isla Beta and have any clothes, batteries, fish hooks or anything else to spare, I know the fishermen there would appreciate ...
... at some point if I tried
to make it all the way.
There’s no direct route from the Punta Cana area to the
Samana Peninsula, so I had to cross back to the south coast on a spectacular
road over the Cordillera Oriental, a real backwoods experience through small
villages of colorful wooden houses with peeling paint where people still use
horses for transportation. It was some authentic tropical mountain scenery with
great views back to the Bahia ...
... a competition between the man and the woman to see who falls first. Also alcohol plays a central role, as in any party. One during evening a woman was 'taken over by a spirit' (or from what I could make out, just had a bit too much rum) and started clearing a space for herself to dance crazily. We moved on to another batey where the gagá was in full swing already. There was also ...
In the municipality of Guaymate there are 7 divisions each containing about 10 bateys, making a total of approximately 70 bateys in the surrounding area - some easier to get to than others. Today we visited Los Tocones batey where Eduardo and Yoni live, along with a Peace Corps volunteer and a group of medical students who are going to assist in the health promoters project. Eduardo gave us all a tour of the batey and we met Yoni there. There was a lot ...
... had butu fish with tostones (fried plaintain) with lime. Very tasty and fresh. As we were eating we could see small fishing boats coming in with their catch and chopping up and gutting the fish on the beach. After lunch we went back in the sea for one last swim before heading back to La Romana.
I got some food shopping and then returned to Guaymate. I'm still trying to get used to getting off of guaguas, you have ...